Senior Manager, Policy and Consumer Education Credit Karma
Harris Qureshi is the Senior Manager for Policy & Consumer Education at Credit Karma, where he leads the company’s engagement with federal regulators and shapes policy positions for the company. He also leads partnerships for consumer behavioral research and financial health with non-profit organizations. Previously, Harris was the Director of Digital Strategies for the Office of the Surgeon General at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, where he led digital communications for the 19th U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek Murthy. Harris also built and led a team to launch the Surgeon General’s Turn The Tide Rx campaign, which was a public-private partnership to help health professionals combat prescription opioid abuse. Prior to that, Harris was the Acting Editorial Director at the CFPB, where he led teams that produced and managed all of the content for the Bureau’s digital presence including the website, social media channels, and email program. As part of the Office of Consumer Engagement, Harris’s teams researched, built, and deployed products and messaging for the Bureau’s digital tools including Paying for College, Owning a Home, Planning for Retirement, and resources for regulatory implementation. Prior to government service, Harris worked on the Policy Communications team at the International Monetary Fund, where he worked with world renowned economists and policymakers to advocate and write about policies to help countries navigate the challenges of the global financial crisis. Harris graduated from the George Washington University with a master’s degree in Political Management and earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley in Political Science.